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    Your Kid, The Bully!
    Bullying is on the rise in Malaysia and is increasingly drawing media attention. Bullying is an aggressive behaviour that is intentional, hurtful and repeated. With bullying, there is an imbalance of strength, victims are harassed, taunted, rejected and assaulted by one or more individuals. Children who bully often want to have power over others. Bullying ...
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    Reactive Attachment Disorder in Children
    Reactive attachment disorder (RAD) is a rare but serious condition. Children with attachment disorders or other attachment problems have difficulty relating to others and controlling their emotions. This results in a lack of trust and self-worth, a fear of getting close to anyone, anger, and a need to be in control. A lot of the ...
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    Nurturing Your Child’s Interests
    Cheering your aspiring little Messi dribble at a football match or watching your future Akademi Fantasia star on stage are joys of parenthood. Every child has their special ability, and what can be more fun than if they share their parents’ hobbies? Nurturing your child’s interests can help your child develop into a well-rounded, healthy ...
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    The ‘Entitled’ Child
    One who feels entitled gets frustrated, insulted or offended easily. This kind of person lives a pretty miserable life. Want a happier life? Stop feeling so entitled. There is much more to life than our ownership of transient things and ideas that do not last. Entitlement is something that we think we are entitled to ...
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    Laugh Out Loud Kids! Encouraging your Child’s Sense of Humour
    A ‘sense of humour’, simply put, is the quality of an individual to find certain things funny. It may also involve the ability to tell a joke, appreciate it, or to use humour to mock or to tease. The development of a ‘sense of humour’ in children is an important part of their growth and ...
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    Begin Mindfulness from Young
    There is every reason to focus on practising good lifestyle habits. Of course, there is more to good health than just eating right and exercising. While all these are necessary for maintaining good health, let’s not neglect the importance of mental health as well. After all, life in this modern age is fast-paced and often ...
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    Helping Your Child to Manage His Stress
    Stress is not a uniquely adult experience – even young children can be subject to all kinds of stress, such as parental expectations for a child to perform well in academic and non-academic activities. There is simply no way to eliminate stress and neither should it be viewed in a completely negative light. After all, ...
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    Digital World: The Pros & Cons on Child Development
    There are many researches and debates among educators, policy makers, paediatricians and parents on the benefits and disadvantages of technology over the years. Here are a few of them: The Pros : Makes long-distance communication possible: kids are able to talk to friends and families who are far away. Teaches cause and effect: entices your ...
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    Getting to know OCD!
    Zaim brushes his teeth 8 to 14 times a day because he is convinced that his mouth is filled with germs. He always takes 20 minutes to half an hour to brush his teeth and doesn’t stop even when traces of blood appear. Karina erases everything she writes 9 times (sometimes more) because she believes ...
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    Recognising Signs of Abuse
    The United Nations World Report on Violence against Children has documented that many children around the world experience violence within their homes, at school, and in various settings within the community. Violence endangers the lives of children, damages their physical health and disturbs their growth and development. It can also result in serious harm to ...